Acute pain: Acute pain is sudden, with a limited duration which is caused by damage to tissue such as bone, muscle and is often accompanied by anxiety, emotional distress, and other health issues.
Chronic Pain: Chronic pain lasts longer and is generally resistant to medical treatment. It’s usually associated with a long-term illness. This can be the result of damaged tissue, but very often is attributable to nerve damage, both can cause depression and anxiety.
Tissue Damage: Sports injuries like a sprained ankle are often the result of damage to soft tissue and can become chronic such as arthritis. Certain treatments such as radiation for cancer can also cause tissue damage which results in pain.
Symptoms of Acute and Chronic Pain include:
• A Dull Ache